My advice this Christmas? Allow the traditions of the season to stir you up by way of reminder. Allow the things familiar to point you to things essential. Don’t miss them.
Learn from Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he teaches on 2 Peter 1:1–11 and demonstrates how followers of Jesus can cultivate the character and diligence of Christ. Be part of bringing His kingdom to earth and live a fulfilled life for God’s glory.
In this message, Pastor Chuck Swindoll shows that Scripture alone contains the sure, authoritative, and inspired revelation of Jesus Christ. Feed on the truth of God’s Word today.
Legalism is always self-centred, whereas the disciplines are always God-centred. The heart of a legalist thinks, “Doing this will help me gain merit with God.” The heart of the follower of Christ thinks, “I want to do this because I love God.”
The Old Testament prophets were dynamic figures, who continue to speak to our age with an undeniable relevance. It is doubtful any other group of men in all literature presents a more impressive or colourful picture of courage, godliness, or perception. They were men who knew God and trusted Him against insuperable odds.
Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he gleans timely truths from the Psalms, 2 Timothy, and 2 Peter. You’ll understand why the psalmist declared, “I will delight in your decrees and not forget your word.”
When you turn to God’s Word you’re consulting the most reliable of all sources. The Bible is the only inerrant source of authority in the Christian life.
Even though we can never say that we have “arrived,” there are some checkpoints by which we are able to measure our maturity. They are set forth in the first major section of Peter's second letter. Beginning with faith (2 Peter 1:5) and ending with love (1:7), you will find eight qualities, which deserve our most diligent effort.
Many false teachers and heretics quote eloquently from Scripture, but distort God’s Word to serve their own purposes. Chuck Swindoll describes the critical importance of context when interpreting the Bible.